tv KTVU Morning News Early Edition FOX February 6, 2013 5:00am-6:00am PST
. police remained on the scene in rural sonoma, we will tell you what neighbors are saying. and a men morial is -- a memorial is growing for a girl found dead at the parkings we have more information following their investigation. and also a major announcement from a post office just 40 minutes ago, it directly affects everybody who gets mail. it is all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. good morning, thank you for joining us on this wednesday morning february 6th, i am pam cook. >> let's check your weather, steve is right there. >> it is cold this morning. we lost the cloud cover, even lower 30s and 40s by the
water's edge and tomorrow we have something interesting to talk about, upper 50s, here is sal. we are looking at 237, it looks okay as you drive out towards the area, traffic is moving a long well, also the morning commute on the san mateo bridges a you drive westbound to the peninsular, let's go back to the desk. we have breaking news, the u.s. postal service says they plan to stop servicing mail on saturdays beginning in august. coming up, the one part of the postal service that remains a strong point and will not have cut backs. and in rural sonoma county investigators are still at the scene of a triple homicide. they found the bodies of three men, this is not far from
highway 16. claudine wong is there outside the home, what are investigators saying, claudine? >> reporter: it has been a long night out here and they are still trying to get to the bottom of this. there are a couple of homes through here and then you have this single entrance and you can see the crime scene tape and you can see at least one or two sheriff's deputies cars and past them you see the home where this discovery was made yesterday afternoon. there is a lot we don't know at this hour, we could know yesterday afternoon between 3:00 and 4:00 sheriff's deputies got a call because there was a man who could not get ahold of his brother, he had been trying for hours and could not get ahold of him. three men were shot in the back bedroom of this home near forestville. police are not saying much, they say they were all shot,
they say they knew each other and they do not believe it was a random crime or murder/suicide but neighbors say it is not knowing which makes it hard to deal with. >> not knowing is unnerving. >> this is a wonderful place. this is a wonderful place... >> reporter: from news chopper 2 you can see the crime scene from where this all took place and we are not sure who owns this house and they had a family member associated with this property. we are also told the coroner would be out here and processing the evidence and we are still trying to confirm that for you at this hour. again it looks like it will be a long day out here near forestville, there is a mobile command unit, it is shut down for now and certainly we are
expecting them to use it today. we do know this investigation is just beginning. live near forestville claudine wong ktvu channel 2 morning news. today fairfield police will tell us the latest into the killing of a 13-year-old girl. kara lou is in fairfield with details on who this young victim was and new photos released by investigators. >> reporter: good morning, i just want to show you this memorial which is still growing, balloons and candles that are still lit. police have identified the 13- year-old girl and they have released photos of her and the image on the right with a pink backpack was captured last thursday just minutes before she was last seen. she lived with a foster family and was reported missing by her
legal guardian early thursday evening. her naked body was found in the park and some folks are concerned about the lack of information from police. >> i know they want to keep it private and protect their case but we are in this community as well and we need to be arounded with information too, the same information that they have. >> reporter: so far investigators have not confirmed how she died but they say she was strangled. they will discuss the progress of the investigation and coming up at 5:30 we will let you know how the community is remembering her, ktvu channel 2 morning news. a search for survivors goes on this morning in the south pacific after a magnitude 8 caused a tsunami in the islands. it also set off warnings in
other nearby island where sirens went off in nearby cities. people started evacuating and moving to higher ground and that tsunami warning has since been canceled and the focus is now in the solomon islands. >> it is inn size the cruise and they are trying to find out if the authorities can help. >> reporter: the u.s. to ambassador said when president barack obama goes in the spring, he will bring an urgent peace making agenda. president barack obama has been criticized for not visiting israel during his first term but he did visit while he was running for president in 2008. president barack obama wills pay a visit to the west bank and to jordan. and they have killed and
captured antolin garcia-torres. he is expected to go on trial because of the disappearance of sierra lemar. he also attempted to kidnap three went from grocery stores back in 2009. time now 5:06, the rebound in technology in silicone valley, there were 42,000 new jobs created in santa clara as well as fremont and union city. san francisco created 18,000 jobs >> all right, pam, time now 5:06 this gets everybody moving. if you have to drive on the east shore, how is it looking out there? >> we are off to a good start, 80 westbound is looking good as
you drive out to the mcarthur maze area and to the bay bridge toll plaza, there is not a lot going on, this is a look at westbound bay bridge and i think we are off to a nice start. if you have to get into the city or if you are driving on the lower deck, it should be a nice drive for you as well. >> this is a look at northbound 280 in san jose and that traffic is moving along nicely getting up to highway 17. let's go to steve. >> all right, good morning, clear skies, a few high clouds but no big deal, our system from yesterday is moving off, our next one is moving down the old weather highway but today it looks good, clear skies, all that fog is chewed up most of the wind direction is offshore. that is northwest to north, that means everything has been scoured out. we do have a system on its way and we are in between cloud cover, sunny today, fog has
been wiped out, tomorrow's system it will be some rain, not a lot. then cold air arrives on -- colder air arrives three or four weeks. they lost a cloud cover, oakland 41, at this time there were 50, so there is a lot of clear air in place, a little breezy on the coast and tomorrow we will focus our attention and the cold air comes right behind it. >> temperatures, upper 50s or right about at 60 or it will be a little bit close it will be sunshine wall to wall looks good to me and it will start to bring in cloud cover, and in the afternoon for everybody else, colder air plunges for everybody else, sunny breezy and a little warmer on sunday. water levels in the great lakes of michigan are at their
lowest level recorded ever. lake michigan, it is lower than ever after a decade of below normal snow fall as well as higher temperatures and evaporation. the water levels may dry up more over the next few months. they are looking into a shocking attack at a popular tourist area, why one woman was spared. plus what about the great white sharks, they may be swimming into the endangered species list. why biologists are worried. you can see traffic here as you drive on the sunole grade, we will tell you more about the commute and the bay area weather. stay tuned.
a remote base in yemen. it is politically sensitive, al qaeda have used saudi a arabia to criticize them and they are limiting them to kill suspected terrorists. it follows the release from the justice department of a report that says it would be lawful to target and kill even a u.s. citizen if the person is suspect dollars of being a terrorist. kyla campbell reports from our washington d.c. newsroom, the postal service will be stopping saturday delivery, kyla? >> reporter: the u.s. postal service is announcing they will stop postal delivery service
which will save $2 billion but people who receive express mail will still receive it on saturdays. the big reason they are roar reforming, they lost -- they are reforming because they lost 41 billion because they are paying bills online. congress is getting partial blame for the losses and they never passed a reform bill to give the u.s. postal service to modernize and streamline but they feel they have found away around that. we will learn more about it at a news conference in just under two hours where the photograph tall service is strengthen -- where the post office is strengthening. >> we have more breaking news, vice-president joseph biden will nominate sally jewel to be
the next secretary of state to replace ken salazar. she will be the first woman he has replaced in his cabinet members. he is scheduled to get out of jail today. gregory was charged outside san mateo hills day shopping mall in 2010. those charges were dismissed last november when the judge found police obtained illegally the concession. he will return for future court dates. a plea hearing is set for four defendants in connection with the killing of a south babies man. she appeared in court and she is accused of supplying information to the three other suspects to help them with the robbery of the victim's home. half year garcia and - garcia
is facing charges for the killing. a commission is threatening to pull the college's accreditation if reforms are not enacted. they have to file a status report but the school has already cut staff and classes. students and professors will be talking about an extended protest. today fish again game will decide whether or not to add great white sharks to the endangered list and it is now under 400. this will have a negative impact on the ocean's ecosystem and if they are added it will mean tougher restrictions on fishing with nets. will you look at this, not once but twice. coming up for you at 5:23, the
trouble that, that 8-foot camel was causing and we will have more on how to slipped out of its pen in the first place. >> 5:17 is the time anything running loose at this time? >> nothing like that. good morning let's look at what we have right now. if you are driving from san francisco to oakland things are light on all the spans, san mateo dumbarton, they are all looking good. looking at san francisco, 101 looks good driving up through the lower deck no problems and there is an extension to king street. it is a nice looking drive across the bay and 280 looks good on the peninsular. let's go to steve. colder morning here also some patchy fog, we are
beginning to dance are not on the coast but a coastal fog came pushing down. turning cloudy, rain develops then friday into saturday, windy and cool, sunday will be a little bit better but it is a cold air mass starting friday. today we start off with patchy fog but there is mostly clear skies except some of that fog is heading back from the valley back towards us so cool to cold, sunny breezy, nice, our next system is poised to move up and we lost higher clouds and that big fog bank but still looking for that patchy fog and colder lows sunny and breezy and tomorrow rain will not be that much but the cold air is really the bigger story. 30s and 40s, concord 39 with some low clouds around, santa rosa 35, napa 35, after the
breeze breaks off, it will have good visibility, fog sun, it will be nice, colder lows though, again the wind is cranking up out of the northwest especially along the coast. 50s to near 60s and it is a fine line on high temperatures and tomorrow we will focus on high temperatures giving increasing clouds and rain develops late afternoon for most locations and the weekend looks good but morning lows will be cold. thank you steve. most european stock markets are opening the day with gains and most are reacting to the market overnight. the nikkei jumped to its highest level and that's after he said he was leaving early and that's after the possibility that new leaders are adopting jaun tatetive --
adopting measures for many. >> reporter: the s&p 500 is back above that 1600 level. and the san francisco's farm bill took in 261 million. it is more than 51 million they forecasted. they play its games every day and that's up 11% from a year ago. >> all right, our time is now 5:20 it was announced just minutes ago, pam gave the okay. they are changing the popular game of monopoly and the new token is being added and the old one is out. it is for $1 million. >> yep, a million dollars, but why his luck did not stop there, we will explain.
. welcome back, 5:23 is the time, federal investigators will be looking for answers after the deadly tour bus accident. a bus rolled over in the san bernardino mountains and crashed into a car and pick up truck. seven people were killed dozens of others injured and they will try to determine if bad breaks caused the bus driver to lose
control. that bus had more than two dozen safety violations in the past year. hasbro is retiring the iron and replacing it with the cat. they will vote online which token should be saved and which lost. as for which should replace it, the cat beat out a diamond ring, guitar and robot and new games will start shipping in the spring. a camel is safely back home this morning after getting out, escaping from its pen in concord twice. this is an 8-foot camel that ran loose on bailey road yesterday afternoon. it took two hours to catch rudy the camel and it reportedly was hit by a mini-van. >> you got the call that the camel was out and it was your job to coral it, what were you
thinking? >> you probably don't want to know that. i don't know it is different, i just want to put it on my resume. >> reporter: that rudy the camel, they are speculating thieves may have cut the wire enclosure and rudy got out. the vet far ran will be -- veterinarian are checking the enclosure that rudy got out of. this couple won not once, but twice for lottery. >> i was looking for the number and that's what threw me, they made sure everything was right and i realized it was $1 million. >> that is steve who won his first million over the weekend and feeling lucky, steve's wife purchased another one the next day and guess what, that ticket turned out to be a winner.
>> i looked down and it was $50,000 and i almost had another heart attack. >> the beavers plan to pay some -- weavers plan to pay some bills and they are going to invest the rest. >> i think i am done, i don't have to play again... >> you know what, i think i am going to play lottery. >> i think that is a good idea. traffic does look pretty nice if you are driving around the bay area, this is northbound 280 getting up to 880 with no major problems, 17 is also looking good at the bottom of the hill. we are also starting at the sunole grade but you can tell it is getting more crowded as we get closer to the heart of the commute. let's go to steve. >> do you remember henderson? >> yes. >> he won twice too, i believe he did. we are in between systems
and the one out of the gulf of a alaska is looking good and we will talk more about that system coming up in about ten minutes, pam. we are coming up at 5:30, officers at the scene of an overnight stabbing, the connection police are making between the two people involved. san francisco police are about to reveal new information about a boy who vanished nearly 30 years ago. what ktvu channel 2 morning news has already learned about the kevin collins case. and the big change in mail delivery to be announced by the postal service today.
. good morning, thank you for joining us, it is 530, steve are we going to see a little rain? >> some patchy fog is starting to form but this is more inland fog than coastal fog which is what we had yesterday. we have 50s to near 60s here is sal. traffic is moving along relatively well and it's moving well along the willow pass grade and also moving well on san mateo bridge, let's go back to the desk. we are getting breaking news in the south bay.
a san jose man may have been stabbed overnight by his roommate. he went to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries and police have at least one person in custody. alex savage will be there with a live report. the u.s. postal service is making an announcement, no more saturday mail delivery. they have scheduled a conference aimed at a plan to save $2 billion a year and the u.s. postal service will no longer deliver mail on saturday but it will continue to deliver packages on saturdays. they are holding a news conference and they will tell us new details in the kevin collins case. he was a 10-year-old boy who disappeared more than 30 years ago. he was leaving the concord
apartment of kevin collins mother and police showed photos of the lead suspect in this case. he died five years ago and he is the focus of an investigation which has been picked up in recent months. >> we started to reopen this case in the cold case unit several months ago and we thought we would take a fresh look at it with fresh eyes and that's what we did. >> now, last week police dug up the concrete home where the suspect lived which is a few feet from the bus stop where kevin coliseum lips was the last -- kevin collins was last seen. a stabbing in san jose, alex savage has arrived at the scene, alex, what are police telling you this morning? >> reporter: well a sergeant said one man is being treated right now for stab wounds after
apparently being stabbed by his roommate. it all happened in this house across the street from us, and we are in south san jose this morning. it is unclear what led up to the stabbing. you can see one squad car remains on scene as the investigation is already wrapped up. they have one man in custody in connection with this attack and apparently the victim walked a mile away and that's where he was found and picked up by par med decision. the sergeant tells us he was picked up with stab wounds and they are considered to be non- life threatening at this point. i asked the sergeant exactly -p what kind of -- exactly what kind of weapon was used, he didn't want to comment if it was a knife or some other type of weapon obviously they will work together to get more information but one man is stabbed with non-life threatening wounds and one man
is in custody in connection with that attack. alex savage ktvu channel 2 morning news. they are looking into the investigation of the murder of a 13-year-old girl and we are talking to relatives and friends. >> reporter: they will be honoring the little girl who is gone too soon meanwhile a memorial is growing and dozens of messages like this one which said, i don't know you but i love you. police have identified the little girl and investigators have released photos of her saying the image on the right was seen last thursday. her naked body was found friday morning in the parking lot of allen wood park in fairfield.
as you can see a lot of residents have been out here showing their support. >> i was shocked. it was disbelief because it was so close to home and she was so young and didn't deserve that. i felt sorry for her. >> reporter: so far investigators have not confirmed how she died but family members say she was strangled. we are expecting an update a little later today regarding the latest in this investigation. for now we are live in fairfield, ktvu channel 2 morning news. president barack obama will try to get support from senate democrats for his second term agenda. he is meeting with senators at their annual retreat and president barack obama will press the senator for a unified front on gun control and immigration reform and budget issues. he will hear from them on
thursday. several celebrities are heading to capitol hill to join the debate over gun control. there are several celebrities among those to call on congress to enact universal gun weapons ban and they are part of the website demand a plan. redwood city police are tightening security as a result of newtown connecticut shooting. they include elementary school campuses and they plan on holding full scale emergency drills to simulate a shooter on campus. the president will offer a plan at a school board meeting one week from today. one person is dead including a 10-year-old boy after a tsunami was triggered in the islands. hospital workers say most of the damage is confined to the
santa cruz islands. rescue workers are trying to reach three more villages and they are fearing there may be more casualties. more than three after shocks have been felt since the earthquake was first felt. also in japan a tsunami was issued. people were told they did not have to evacuate. tsunami warnings to all areas near the solomon islands have since been canceled. and the city's version of a scarlett letter, coming up, there is a new proposal they are considering and we will have more on what it could mean if you are a landlord. 5:35 is the time and are there any problems to the commute? >> no, but we are cleaning up on the guadeloupe parkway you can see some of the yellow flashing lights and it's not
causing a big problem but you can see they are just about to get out of the way and no major problems here. also the morning commute if you are driving on westbound bay bridge and westbound commute looks good in san francisco with little delay. if you are driving on the freeway between hayward and vermont, there are no major problems and the roadwork on the dumbarton bridge has been picked up. let's go to steve. it is colder so colder morning lows and fog will give way to sunshine and we have upper 50s tomorrow, rain develops probably late morning or sometime in the morning in the north bay and colder on friday and sunny and cool on the weekend but the lows are going to get back in the 20s and 30s in wind protected areas. today in between areas, one is coming right out of the gulf of alaska so we are not expecting
much rain. today sunshine looks good and some of that fog, yesterday was more of a coastal fog and now we have more inland low clouds and fog but half-moon bay 42, oakland 41 and they were near 50s at this time yesterday. now they are back into the 30s so it is a colder morning but it will be sunny and increasing clouds until tomorrow but forted, lots of sun -- for today, lots of sunshine, blustery at times and colder by friday, not a lot of rain with this, a third of an inch should cover everybody. it towards to move into mendocino county with rain and then starts to fall apart and a second system rolls in on friday and clears out by saturday and it looks good but it will not be very warm. colder lows, breezy and windy
and some of the higher elevations upper 50s and lower 60s. the coast could get a little more sun due to that fog. we talked about the rain coming in and the weekend looks good but it will not be very warm. multiple deaths and dangerous rescues have prompted a beach safety press conference this morning. starting at 10:00 a.m., the u.s. coast guard and california state park's department will talk about things like spotting dangerous waves. how to swim out of a rip current and what to do if your dog gets swept out to sea. time now 4:40 i have new images from the hostage standoff, plus the troubling discovery authorities made after they raided someplace. and the reason the warriors kept fouling even though they knew they were going to lose. traffic on interstate 880
. good morning, we have patchy fog, 30s for many inland locations, today it will be sunny and on the cool side for most. welcome back, steve, good morning to you, here is a quick look at some of the top stories we are following at 5:43 u.s. postal service just announced saturday mail delivery will stop in august. in order to save money they will know longer deliver first class letters but they will continue to deliver packages. right now police are at the
scene of a triple homicide in west sonoma county. they found the bodies of three men not far from highway 116. investigators say they were all targeted and there is no danger to the general public, we are told. a man from san jose was rushed to the hospital after being stabbed. he has non-life threatening injuries and police say his roommate is now in custody. two bombs were discovered after a young boy was held captive in an underground bunker for more than a week. one was in a plastic pipe that negotiators were using to communicate with the suspect, 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes. they were using a camera to monitor him with the boy and then went in and jimmy lee dykes was killed in a fire
fight. the boy turned 6 yesterday and well wishers signed a giant birthday card and the city is starting a campaign to start the boy and his family to disney world. police in palo alto are looking for a man who they say tried to grab an 11-year-old girl and tried to kidnap her. this is a sketch of the suspect. he is described as white in his 30s and has light colored hair and was wearing a puffy jacket at the time. the girl told police she was riding her bike on emerson street when the man tried to grab her. she screamed and man anded to get -- manage dollars to get away. -- managed to get away. he screamed he was going to kidnap her. boy scouts of america's board is trying to end a ban
that bands gay members. they are considering a proposal to allow local troops to decide if they want to include gay members. boy scouts have seen their donations going down and corporations are withholding contributions and president barack obama weighed in saying that ban should be lifted. u.s. service members may soon be granted some benefits. leon panetta is spented to make that announcement and the pentagon has reportedly been going over which benefits they could extend without violating the defensive marriage act. this includes military housing. vice-president joseph biden will administer the oath of office secretary of state john kerry in a swearing in. john kerry has been working at his new job since monday and he said he is making security of
american diplomats around the world a prior yourty. -- priority. that comes after what happened last friday, a suicide bomber outside the u.s. embassy in turkey. they are considering a crackdown on certain landlords. supervisors say it would require soft structured buildings to make them seismically safe. there are at least 3,000 structures like those throughout the city. the program will require soft structures to be retrofitted by 20/20 and if not landlords face heavy fines. the city could post a sign saying they violate earthquake safety codes. even though they lost big, his team is no push over. in fact he told his players to intentionally --
>> that is a foul. -- intentionally foul them and he didn't want them to break the record for a 3 point basket. jeremy lynn had five, three pointers and they tied the record and had 140 to 109 in the end. and don't expect a catty for jim harbaugh. he will tee up this weekend at the at&t pro golf tournament. now alex smith cattied for him last year and the practice round started this morning and the tournament itself starts tomorrow morning. they beat 49ers in a charity benefit but that might be interesting, alex smith and harbaugh... >> yes, they say they are friends so we'll see.
>> 5:49 is the time, how is traffic, sal? there was a time when people start getting on the road and now we will start seeing more crowds. let's take a look at what we have with our live pictures and this is interstate 880 in oakland as you pass the coliseum. there are no problems heading to the san mateo bridge and also this morning if you are looking at the westbound bay bridge, a small delay and no actual problems getting on the bay bridge in san francisco. if you are driving from hayward to the peninsular, it looks good on highway 101 through pacifica and pretty much from half-moon bay all the way through is a nice drive so far. let's go to steve. well it is a lot colder and in fact, not only inland, but near 30s up along the coast, that is when that system is and coming right down out of the
north and they will get a little bit of rain out of it tomorrow. they start with patchy fog, sunny breezy but nice, there is no doubt about it especially along the coast and we have seen 20 to 25 miles per hour and it looks good for sunshine, 30s on the temperatures and yesterday it was all 30s to near 50 and that's not the case. 43, yesterday pacifica is 39. 35 santa rosa, san jose 39, even moffett had 39 and that tells you, it's much colder. we had a lot of sunshine on the old weather menu and it looks good, we will be talking about our first rain in awhile. we could use a little more rain and we will have maybe a third of an inch but the cold air will be arriving on friday. a little breeze over there out of the northwest, but it will be sunny to mid-50s upper 50s and very low 60s on
temperatures and temperatures are close bay and inland. showers closer to the coast than anywhere else and windy and cold on saturday, breezy and warmer on sunday. hp issued a statement saying they will suffer when the deal is complete and del's significant debt load will keep it from investing in new products. mitsubishi is recalling cars because of potential break problems. the maker said the pump could fail which means it could take longer for cars to stop. it has not heard of many accidents caused by the problem but they will recall and fix all affected vehicles from the 2012 years. they jumped almost 50%.
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. good morning patchy fog inland, 30s for many compared to 40s and 50s yesterday, it will be sunny but mainly upper 50s. oh, my g-d. >> did you see that, an unforgettable thing, friends canoeing in hawaii, a whale ran into them, they went looking for whales but they did not expect that, pam. really they don't think the whale was hurt and they did see it swim away. they expect to discuss a citywide ban on outdoor
marijuana growers. some are complaining about the smell of those plants and they worry outdoor grows attract thieves to the neighborhoods. they will be taken up by the city's commission and critics have the final say but they say if it passes they will fight it in court. there is new criticism and this time they focus on the bidding process for the first section of rails. there is a bid to run near fresno but even the four are going to get $2 million. those same time pens are encouraging them to bid which could encourage it in the long run. >> this is very much in the interest to get competition of lower costs. >> high speed rail critics said how complicated it is and how
difficult the entire project has become. sal, is it moving fast on the roads? >> it is, let's start off with a look at some of the south bay freeways and i would say that looks pretty good getting up to highway 17 and it does not always look this way but also the morning commute on 680 southbound and it looks like there is some flashing lights and so far it's not attracting flashing lights. coming up next in our 6:00 hour the post office is making a drastic move, the big announcement that came 90 minutes ago. and a man was stabbed, the connection between the victim and the suspect who is now in custody. good morning, colder lows, so what about the afternoon highs and any rain on the way.